Transport Coordinator

  • Job Reference: SPD/TP/320680/10217
  • Date Posted: 30 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Speedy
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  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Transport Coordinator to organise and coordinate all aspects of the transport function within the depot, providing key support to the Depot Manager. This will involve a variety of tasks, focussing on delivery, collections and fuel scheduling, booking external haulage including purchase order arrangement, staff management and training, maintaining product knowledge and arranging for the upkeep of all vehicles.


Job Description

Competitive salary with pension, 21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 1 year plus bank holidays, bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.


Main Responsibilities

  • Scheduling of all deliveries/collections/fuel
  • Deal with day to day issues raising concerns
  • Book relevant external haulage as and when required
  • Raise and send purchase orders for external haulage used
  • Ensuring PDAs are being used correctly and also ensure systems are utilised.
  • Complete Monthly Tool Box talk in the presence of all drivers and depot manager
  • Responsible for up keep of all vehicles
  • Act as on call coordinator on a rota basis
  • Willing to complete any deliveries/collections as and when required
  • Wearing full uniform and PPE at all times
  • Maintaining knowledge of the group’s equipment for hire/sale and activities
  • Conducting additional ad hoc duties as may be required
  • Supporting and communicating effectively with the depot team


The Ideal Candidate


 Experience from an operational role within Logistics or Transportation.

  • You will be the face of logistical organisation within the store; the go-to player to resolve transport issues and stock management.
  • Your critical attention to detail and confidence to take the lead to tackle problems will be the key attributes to your success!
  • Driving licence


About The Company

Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.

We also lead in health, safety and sustainability.  We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.  Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.


Vision, mission and values:

Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best to work for.

Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects.

  • Safe – the first priority in everything we do
  • As One – working together to collectively achieve our goals
  • Innovative – to continuously improve
  • Driven – to deliver first class customer service